Staples expands Connect platform

The Connect platform, which consists of an app and hub that manage home or office appliances and electronics from smart…

Recognition for Westcoast

Westcoast founder Joe Hemani has been named as EY’s Entrepreneur of the Year 2014 for the London and south, joining three other regional…

HP files lawsuit over “theft” of cartridge key codes

Datel, which has subsidiaries that design and develops ink cartridge microchips, is accused of cracking the code that allows printers…

Print Audit reveals latest printing trends

Using data gathered from its Print Audit 6 user-based tools and comparing the years 2011 and 2013, the company found…

Ingram refreshes brand

Talking about the new “bold and modern” logo, Ingram Micro CEO Alain Monié said: “This is more than a logo…

Cartridge World betting on new model

The franchise chain's new model is based on a mix of selling high-efficiency printers that use high-yield printer cartridges, and…

Report points the way forward for tech use in schools

The report, titled Technology in Education: A System View, is written by James Penny, Solutions Director at technology firm European…

Getting down to business

It’s purely coincidental that imaging supplies is one of OPI’s featured product categories in the month that HP has launched its…

Going for the HP experience

Steve Sakumoto is a familiar face to many in the US OP industry. He is VP and General Manager of…

VOW sets its sights on the future

The theme running through the VOW+ Partner Conference, as around 300 delegates descended upon Nottingham in the UK in early…

Transform 2013: The long journey

One could be forgiven for thinking that after several years of hype, Managed Print Services (MPS) fatigue is beginning to set…

Deus ex machina

Print is dead and the paperless office is just around the corner. Millennials would rather look at an iPad than…

Hot Topic: Going, going, gone digital

Remember the floppy disk, the 3.5-inch 1.44MB disk that was the ubiquitous symbol of data storage for so many years in…

Spicers partners with Westcoast

Spicers has announced a collaborative alliance with the UK’s largest IT and EOS distributor Westcoast. The UK and Ireland OP wholesaler…

Sponsored Article: Supplies Network

You’ve heard it once, you’ve heard it a thousand times – the only thing that stays the same is change.…

Category analysis: Managed print services

For a number of years now managed print services (MPS) has been referenced as an opportunity for office supplies businesses, and…

Hot Topic: The poisoned apple?

You hear the stories and see the stats: about tablets having truly entered the mainstream in 2013, so much so…

XP expiration boosts Tech Data sales

This was reflected by strong PC sales with broadline products accounting for almost half (46%) of net sales. CEO Bob…

Telecommuting leads to happier employees

Almost three-quarters of respondents (74%) believe telecommuting improves their life with 69% reporting that it reduced stress, the latter probably…

Armor rejigs cartridge business

The announcement comes weeks after a senior management buyout and is clearly part of the company’s ambitious strategy moving forward.Armor…

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Court dismisses Essendant motion in GPC lawsuit

Genuine Parts Company (GPC) can move ahead with its ‘breach of contract’ legal proceedings against Essendant, a Delaware court has…